ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2002—Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today starts new daily nonstop service between Atlanta and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Delta will operate the flight using its newest aircraft, the Boeing 737-800.
“Delta is pleased to return to the Montego Bay market offering customers quick and easy access to the beautiful beaches of Jamaica, whether for a relaxing vacation getaway or comfortable business retreat,” said Jorge Fernandez, Delta’s director - Latin America and the Caribbean, “This new flight underscores our customer commitment by providing service to the destinations they desire most throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and around the world.”
Delta’s flight will depart Atlanta daily at 10:05 a.m. and arrive in Montego Bay at 12:56 p.m. the same day. The return flight will depart Montego Bay at 2:05 p.m. and arrive in Atlanta at 5:08 p.m.
Earlier this week, the United States and Jamaican government initialed an open skies agreement which, once ratified, will enable airlines of both countries to gain limitless access to the U.S.-Jamaica market. Delta and partner Air Jamaica plan to review additional codeshare opportunities to provide a more seamless travel experience for the customer.
Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier in terms of passengers carried and the U.S. airline with the most transatlantic destinations, offers 5,781 flights each day to 428 destinations in 77 countries on Delta, Delta Express, Delta Shuttle, Delta Connection and Delta’s worldwide partners. Delta is a founding member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance that provides customers with extensive worldwide destinations, flights and services. For more information, please go to delta.com.